Nancy Cuellar

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Recent Posts by Nancy

Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:37 PM in Science Trips
Farrah, I think field trips are an excellent source of getting students engaged and are a great opportunity for students to learn new things. I think an important element to think of when planning field trips are deciding what standards and objectives you want your students to focus on. In my science methods class, I did a field trip project. For my field trip, I decided to visit the John Deer...

Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:20 PM in Integrating Science & Writing
Hi Carina,  I am a senior Elementary Education major at the University of Northern Iowa. I am currently enrolled in a science methods class. Last week we worked on an activity that incorporated science and writing. We were given a scenario to read through, we then had to write down our ideas of what we thought happened, in our writing, we had to provide evidence, make a claim, and the reasonin...

Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:35 PM in STEM in my classroom
Hi Nicole! I am currently in a science methods class at the University of Northern Iowa. A couple days ago we had a speaker come talk to us about the importance of play in the classroom. Often times the word play has a negative view because people think that students are not learning from playing but in reality it has a lot of benefits. Play allows students to explore ideas and sparks curiosity. ...